Monthly Archives: February 2014

Marijuana May Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

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Gary Wenk, PhD, professor of neuroscience, immunology and medical genetics at Ohio State University, has studied how to combat brain inflammation for over 25 years.

His research has led him to a class of compounds known as […]

Marijuana may tackle HIV /AIDS

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Researchers have known for decades that marijuana can provide an enormous benefit to patients suffering from HIV/AIDS because of its ability to stimulate the appetite and prevent weight loss. However, a new study finds […]

Would Philip Seymour Hoffman have died if he was started on cannabis instead of prescription pain pills?

Two Of America’s Biggest Drug Problems Are Intertwined

The Huffington Post  | by  Jillian Berman

Posted: 02/07/2014 1:29 pm EST Updated: 02/07/2014 1:59 pm EST

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Behind the recent uptick in heroin deaths is a spike in the number of Americans […]

Using a vaporizer for tobacco is safer than combustible forms of smoking

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Michael C. Fiore, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., Steven A. Schroeder, M.D., and Timothy B. Baker, Ph.D.

N England  J Med 2014; 370:297-299 January 23, 2014       DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1314942

One opportunity afforded by today’s changing landscape lies in […]

Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Dispensary Locations

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